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Friday, May 5, 2017

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

Oregon State Land Board considers public ownership of Elliott State Forest (Statesman Journal) On Thursday, State Treasurer Tobias Read, who also is a board member, agreed with fellow Democrat Brown, and suggested that Oregon State University be given the option of buying the forest for research while still allowing public access and timber harvesting. (see […]

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

It’s not too late to attend college this fall (U.S. News & World Report) One of the larger schools on the list is Oregon State University, which in fall 2015 enrolled 29,576 students, according to U.S. News data. Noah Buckley, the university’s director of admissions, says students should not feel ashamed if they are still […]

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

Could small-town Harvards revive rural economies? (The Atlantic) In rural Corvallis, Oregon, the home of Oregon State University, the unemployment rate is 3 percent, while surrounding rural counties such as Lincoln have a rate as high as 4.8 percent. According to Jed Kolko, an economic researcher at the job-search website Indeed.com, non-metropolitan counties that are […]

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

How science fares in the U.S. budget deal (Science) The deal funds NOAA’s Sea Grant program, which supports research at colleges across the country, at $63 million, down from $73 million in 2016; the program is a target for elimination in the Trump administration’s 2018 budget. The $10 million decline is largely due to moving […]

Monday, May 1, 2017

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

Smart and Squishy Robots (American Scientist) Building robots that are entirely soft requires the development of new components from valves to circuits, as well as ways to control deformable arms. Roboticists at Oregon State University are leading research into making robots completely soft. Only a superweapon can kill superbacteria, and humanity finally found it (Yahoo) […]

 

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